1 Thessalonians 1:7-10 NIV

7 And so you became a model1 to all the believers in Macedonia2 and Achaia.3

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8 The Lord's message4 rang out from you not only in Macedonia and Achaia--your faith in God has become known everywhere.5 Therefore we do not need to say anything about it,

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9 for they themselves report what kind of reception you gave us. They tell how you turned6 to God from idols7 to serve the living and true God,8

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10 and to wait for his Son from heaven,9 whom he raised from the dead10--Jesus, who rescues us from the coming wrath.11

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